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Young Adults Coping with Cancer Google+ Hangout

Twitter Chat: Living with Brain Tumors

  • Dana-Farber is partnering with the National Brain Tumor Society to host a Twitter chat about living with brain tumors. The chat will take place from 1-2pmEST on July 31 and will include special guest Dr. David Reardon, Dana-Farber's clinical director of the Center for Neuro-Oncology. To participate in the chat follow @DanaFarber and @NBTStweets on Twitter and use the hashtag #DFCIchat.
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College and Cancer: Navigating Resources and Possibilities

  • Tue, Aug 5, 2014
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Blum Resource Center, Yawkey Center, Floor 1
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  • Join us for a conversation about college and cancer with Michele Rosenthal, Associate Director, Colleges of the Fenway Consortium.  Michele will discuss strategies and resources for working with faculty, administrators and peers while undergoing treatment.  She will also discuss how to take time away, secure a reduced course load and reenter the college environment post treatment.  The session will provide an opportunity for you to meet other young adults and begin to navigate college and cancer together!

    Registration by July 31st is appreciated.  Call (617) 632-5570

    This is a complimentary program that is open to all.

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July 2014
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Today - Saturday, July 26, 2014


Vote for Your Favorite Red Sox Star for the Chance to Win a Signed Jon Lester Jersey
All Day Event
Online
Event Type: Community Outreach, Calendar
For over 60 years the Red Sox have had a special bond with the Jimmy Fund and Dana-Farber. Dating from 1953, this is the longest and most successful partnership between a professional sports team and charity in North America. The Red Sox have helped the Jimmy fund raise millions of dollars for cancer care and research at Dana-Farber through appearances and appeals while befriending patients of all ages. In honor of this partnership we are giving away a signed Jon Lester jersey to one lucky fan.  Just vote for your favorite Red Sox star here to be entered to win. Contest ends at 11:59pm on Tuesday, August 12.
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Post Allo-Bone Marrow Transplant Telephone Support Group(2)
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Dial-in information provided at registration
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar
This telephone support group provides a place for patients to share the impact of experiences, feelings and challenges associated with the post-transplant phase of treatment.  Registration is required. Please call Tammy Weitzman at 617-632-4353.
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Sunday, July 27, 2014


Vote for Your Favorite Red Sox Star for the Chance to Win a Signed Jon Lester Jersey
All Day Event
Online
Event Type: Community Outreach, Calendar
For over 60 years the Red Sox have had a special bond with the Jimmy Fund and Dana-Farber. Dating from 1953, this is the longest and most successful partnership between a professional sports team and charity in North America. The Red Sox have helped the Jimmy fund raise millions of dollars for cancer care and research at Dana-Farber through appearances and appeals while befriending patients of all ages. In honor of this partnership we are giving away a signed Jon Lester jersey to one lucky fan.  Just vote for your favorite Red Sox star here to be entered to win. Contest ends at 11:59pm on Tuesday, August 12.
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GIM Discussion Group-Milford
2:00 AM-3:00 PM
20 Prospect Street, 2nd Floor
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar

Patients with upper gastrointestinal malignancies are invited to join in a discussion of common challenges during treatment and survivorship.  Family members are welcome.

Please call Ann Sullivan, LICSW at 508-488-3783 for more information and to register.


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Monday, July 28, 2014


Vote for Your Favorite Red Sox Star for the Chance to Win a Signed Jon Lester Jersey
All Day Event
Online
Event Type: Community Outreach, Calendar
For over 60 years the Red Sox have had a special bond with the Jimmy Fund and Dana-Farber. Dating from 1953, this is the longest and most successful partnership between a professional sports team and charity in North America. The Red Sox have helped the Jimmy fund raise millions of dollars for cancer care and research at Dana-Farber through appearances and appeals while befriending patients of all ages. In honor of this partnership we are giving away a signed Jon Lester jersey to one lucky fan.  Just vote for your favorite Red Sox star here to be entered to win. Contest ends at 11:59pm on Tuesday, August 12.
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Museum of Fine Arts “Artful Healing Program”
12:00 PM-2:00 PM
Blum Resource Center
Event Type: Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar

 Presented by Leonard  P. Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies: 

 

 Join us for an inspiring workshop by experienced art educators from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.  The workshop gives participants an opportunity to “explore” the MFA through viewing a slide show of a collection of MFA pieces and then participating in a hands-on activity related to what you have seen. Workshops will take place in the Creative Arts Studio, located inside the Blum Resource Center.  Open to DFCI patients, friends and family members.  All materials provided at no cost.  Please contact the Zakim Center to register 617-632-3322/Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu. 


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Brain Tumor Support Group
1:30 PM-3:00 PM
Smith Building, Room 335
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar
Support for brain tumor patients and their caregivers. Facilitated by Debra Lafrankie and Nancy Tharler.  Registration is required.  Please call 617-582-7576 for more information and to register.
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Thriving with Yoga - Londonderry
5:30 PM-6:30 PM
40 Buttrick Road, Londonderry
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Calendar

Presented in cooperation with YogaCaps, Inc.  Open to those with a current or past cancer diagnosis.  Beginners or people experienced in yoga are welcome.  Caregivers may also attend.

Call 603-670-0302 to register.


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Tuesday, July 29, 2014


Vote for Your Favorite Red Sox Star for the Chance to Win a Signed Jon Lester Jersey
All Day Event
Online
Event Type: Community Outreach, Calendar
For over 60 years the Red Sox have had a special bond with the Jimmy Fund and Dana-Farber. Dating from 1953, this is the longest and most successful partnership between a professional sports team and charity in North America. The Red Sox have helped the Jimmy fund raise millions of dollars for cancer care and research at Dana-Farber through appearances and appeals while befriending patients of all ages. In honor of this partnership we are giving away a signed Jon Lester jersey to one lucky fan.  Just vote for your favorite Red Sox star here to be entered to win. Contest ends at 11:59pm on Tuesday, August 12.
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Dana-Farber's Mammography Van(18)
All Day Event
South End Community Health Center
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar
Dana-Farber's Mammography Van brings state-of-the-art breast cancer screening to the women of Greater Boston.  To learn more or schedule an appointment, please call 617-632-1974.
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Free skin cancer education and screening at area beaches(2)
11:00 AM-3:00 PM
Wollaston Beach, Quincy, MA
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar

Committed to the communities we serve, the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute's Blum Van will be visiting beaches across Massachusetts to provide free skin cancer education and screenings. A dermatologist will be on board to provide free full-body examinations and address any skin cancer related concerns. Participants will receive educational materials, sunscreen, key chains with energy beads that change color in response to UV rays, and Red Sox baseball caps.      


 

Screenings may be cancelled if there is rain.  Call 617-632-2614 for more information!


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Tai Chi for Optimal Health
3:00 PM-4:30 PM
Smith Room, 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Support Groups, Calendar
An internal Chinese martial art practiced for both defense training and health benefits. Learn sitting and standing techniques as well as slow moving meditation. Open to patients and family members. Please register at 617-632-3322.
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Sunset Qigong
4:30 PM-6:00 PM
Smith Room 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Health and Wellness, Support Groups, Calendar
Fine tune your mind/body skills and create balance among them. Open to patients and family members. Please register at 617-632-3322.
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Wednesday, July 30, 2014


Vote for Your Favorite Red Sox Star for the Chance to Win a Signed Jon Lester Jersey
All Day Event
Online
Event Type: Community Outreach, Calendar
For over 60 years the Red Sox have had a special bond with the Jimmy Fund and Dana-Farber. Dating from 1953, this is the longest and most successful partnership between a professional sports team and charity in North America. The Red Sox have helped the Jimmy fund raise millions of dollars for cancer care and research at Dana-Farber through appearances and appeals while befriending patients of all ages. In honor of this partnership we are giving away a signed Jon Lester jersey to one lucky fan.  Just vote for your favorite Red Sox star here to be entered to win. Contest ends at 11:59pm on Tuesday, August 12.
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Dana-Farber's Mammography Van(19)
All Day Event
Joseph Smith Community Health Center - Waltham
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar
Dana-Farber's Mammography Van brings state-of-the-art breast cancer screening to the women of Greater Boston.  To learn more or schedule an appointment, please call 617-632-1974.
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Yoga at Dana-Farber
12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Smith 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar

Presented by the Leonard P. Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies

Energize your Wednesday afternoons!

Join us in developing your mind, body and spirit to its fullest potential through meditation, posture, and breathing exercises.

Join instructor, Anna Dunwell, MFA, ERYT, CYT in gentle exercises that are easy on your joints and which will expand your range of motion, create mental steadiness, and overall body comfort. 

Patients, family members, caregivers and staff are welcome.

Registration required.  For more information and to register, please contact the Zakim Center at 617-632-3322 or at Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu.

You may also visit us at Dana-Farber.com/Zakim.


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Young Adults Coping with Cancer Google+ Hangout
1:00 PM-2:00 PM
Online
Event Type: Support Groups, Calendar
Join us online for a Young Adults Coping with Cancer Google+ Hangout, featuring Karen Fasciano, PsyD, and young adult patients and bloggers from across the country, to discuss the unique challenges faces young adults with cancer.
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Yoga at Dana-Farber(2)
5:00 PM-6:00 PM
Smith 330, Stoneman Patient Services Suite
Event Type: Community Outreach, Health and Wellness, Patient Education, Calendar

Presented by the Leonard P. Zakim Center for Integrative Therapies

Energize your Wednesday afternoons!

Join us in developing your mind, body and spirit to its fullest potential through meditation, posture, and breathing exercises.

Join instructor, Anna Dunwell, MFA, ERYT, CYT in gentle exercises that are easy on your joints and which will expand your range of motion, create mental steadiness, and overall body comfort. 

Patients, family members, caregivers and staff are welcome.

Registration required.  For more information and to register, please contact the Zakim Center at 617-632-3322 or at Zakim_Center@dfci.harvard.edu.

You may also visit us at Dana-Farber.com/Zakim.


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